Tag Archives: Cleft Palate

SLP Corner: Parameters of Care – Cleft Lip/Palate

Editor’s Note:  July is National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month!   To learn more, visit NCCAPM.org for an excellent collection of organizations and resources on these conditions which affect thousands of infants, children, teens and aduts in the … Continue reading


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SLP Resource of the Week: Great Cleft Palate Information in Spanish

[Source: Bilinguistics] Dr. Cate Crowley from Columbia University in New York has come out with some great cleft palate information in Spanish for parents as well as professionals in other countries. I contacted her when I went to Guatemala with Austin … Continue reading


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New Gene Responsible for Cleft Lip, Palate Syndrome Identified

[Source:  Science Daily] An international team led by researchers from Karolinska Institutet has identified a new gene related to the Van der Woude syndrome, the most common syndrome with cleft lip and palate. The study is published in the scientific … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: What is Pierre Robin Sequence/Complex?

[Source:  Cleft Palate Foundation] Pierre Robin Sequence or Complex (pronounced “Roban”) is the name given to a birth condition that involves the lower jaw being either small in size (micrognathia) or set back from the upper jaw (retrognathia). As a … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Voice for the Voiceless – Experience in Zambia

By: Sandra Carroll & Chrysty Sturdivant Co-Founders of Neonatal Therapy Solutions Last summer, we traveled to Zambia, Africa for a medical mission.  Of course, it was life changing, and the specific ways our lives were changed continues to be revealed.  … Continue reading


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